Center for Intercultural Dialogue (CID) is looking for 3 (three) trainers to facilitate a 5-day Training Course for developing the young participants’ skills to promote positive changes in their communities through peer outreach, community mapping, establishing local partnerships, conducting structured dialogue, and using offline and online tools for advocacy. The group will include a total of 20 young leaders from four multiethnic communities in North Macedonia.
About the project:
Center for Intercultural Dialogue is going to work on support to promote youth civic engagement and dialogue in four multiethnic communities in North Macedonia. The activities will have a special focus on fostering interethnic and interreligious dialogue, and will enable the young participants to serve as agents of social change in communities affected by the May 2015 armed clash in Kumanovo. Building on its prior National Endowment for Democracy -supported activities, CID will continue to expand a grassroots network for youth activists, and develop its leadership abilities and collective influence.
About the training course:
The training will offer space for 20 young people to build their competences on the topics of democratic values and principles, human rights, leadership, community resilience, intercultural dialogue and community trust building.
The group of 20 youngsters will be mixed, ensuring diversity based on sex, ethnicity, geographical location, religion etc. The training will be co-facilitated bilingually in Macedonian and Albanian, and in English where applicable, with the support for translation with those who have difficulties in fluency of one of the languages. The trainers that will be engaged will be experts on the topics: democratic values and principles, human rights, leadership, community resilience, active youth participation, intercultural dialogue and community trust building, and have previous experience in working with young people.
The 5-day training will be the first training and will focus on the creation of the group spirit and cohesion, as well the principles and values of human rights.
Dates of the training:
June 29.06 – 04.07.2019
Requirements for applicant trainers:
- Ability to develop an educational approach based on the principles and values of non-formal education;
- Ability to transfer knowledge and values related to the activity to the group of learners;
- Have knowledge and experience on topics covered by the training;
- Ability to collaborate and work in a multicultural team;
- Ability to respect deadlines;
- Ability to clearly express thoughts, feelings and emotions;
- Sensitivity to diversity;
- Ability to deal constructively with disagreements;
- Ability to create an inspiring and safe learning environment;
- Ability to stimulate active participation by motivating and empowering learners;
- Proficient user of Macedonian or Albanian language, both in written and spoken.
How to apply:
Deadline to apply: June 07th, 2019